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A "Brush" with Horror

Forget to brush; must maintain that gleam
Run to sink, grab a tube, no light stream
     Such an odd taste in my mouth
     Quickly I must spit it out
Oh, dear Lord, it’s Dad’s hemorrhoid cream!


(Sadly, a true story)

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009




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Date: 7/26/2014 1:45:00 PM
She was brushing her pearlies in haste/ When she found such a terrible taste/ 'Twas Preparation H/ And the thought made her retch/ And now she feels somewhat shit-faced
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 7/27/2014 5:09:00 AM
LOL Great play on words with the "shit-faced," Roy. I'd love to co-write a limerick with you sometime. I'm not a meter maid, but I can adapt. If you send me an email with your address, I'll send you a prize. Perhaps a CD or DVD of your choice?
Date: 1/25/2012 4:30:00 PM
yes I remember that now Carolyn, and I see I already commented on it and would say the same thing again! ppptt ..pppttui I've been careful at the sink ever since I read this one so your poetry has a lasting effect!
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Date: 7/19/2011 8:02:00 AM
oh man that must have been just terrible! yeech.. ppptt pppttt ppttt! pppttui! ... however... my kinda Limerick! :-)enjoyed it Carolyn ...er... the poem I mean
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Date: 7/13/2011 1:25:00 PM
Congrats on your win, Carolyn. Excellent piece. luv Ralph
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Date: 7/13/2011 12:51:00 PM
Why am I not surprised this has won again & again? Laugh out loud funny, & so brave to tell us it's all true. Congrats! ~ECMc
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Date: 7/13/2011 9:10:00 AM
Congratulations Carolyn for your win in the contest "A Poem You Like" sponsored by Brian Strand. Love, Carol
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Date: 7/13/2011 6:19:00 AM
LOL good one.... Congrats on your win my dear Carolyn....luv Michael
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Date: 7/13/2011 1:30:00 AM
humor at its best, carols! special KUDOS to you for this superb win!...huggs
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Date: 6/5/2011 5:21:00 AM
I always have to wear my glasses in the bathroom as there are too many products that look alike when I am not wearing them. Congrats on the win. Mike
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Date: 6/4/2011 1:16:00 PM
A super write Carolyn this was hilarious I laughed and almost peed myself and a well deserved 2nd.place win.Thanks for the congrates on my win.~LOTS OF LUV~Teresa
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Date: 6/3/2011 11:11:00 AM
Congratulations on your well deserved win in Poet Destroyer's contest Carolyn. Love, Carol
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Date: 6/3/2011 7:57:00 AM
Oh yes...I remember this one! So funny, even the second time!! Congratulations!!
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Date: 6/3/2011 6:00:00 AM
My congratulations on the second place win in the contest, carolyn
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Date: 6/3/2011 4:34:00 AM
What a mistake to make, bet you've double checked the tube every day since then.
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Date: 6/2/2011 8:37:00 PM
Congrats on your win, Carolyn. Great laugh (probably not for you) Excellent. Great job. luv Ralph
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Date: 6/2/2011 8:07:00 PM
I remember this one. It's still funny. Love, Joyce
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Date: 6/2/2011 7:28:00 PM
CONGRATULATIONS!!! really makes me smile... funny... ^_^ ***jun-jun
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Date: 5/27/2011 11:19:00 AM
Haha nice humour of life you have penned here Carolyn.....enjoyed.....
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Date: 4/16/2011 10:45:00 AM
LOL - I see this one got first place and no wonder. Loved it. And did your dad mistake toothpaste for piles cream? If he did, he probably didn't tell anyone : ) Gert had a great time with his poetry recital. I would have been a nervous wreck! Hope you're having a great day
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Date: 8/2/2010 10:02:00 AM
Congratulations to you on your win Carolyn in John Freeman's contest "Limerick""Choose your own subject and Create your own Category". Love, Carol
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Date: 8/1/2010 12:58:00 PM
Congrats, Carolyn. LOL Nice going. Ralph
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Date: 8/1/2010 11:56:00 AM
This is of course listed as one of my favorites, Carolyn...never get tired of reading it whenever I need to just laugh at this crazy old world...still love that comment you made at the end! Congratulations to you too! - Tim
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Date: 8/1/2010 6:08:00 AM
LOL...yup BAD mistake! Soup mail! Congrad's on your win
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Date: 8/1/2010 4:22:00 AM
It's great to read this one again Carolyn. It had me chuckling first time round, and again. Congrats on your win in John's contest >> James
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Date: 8/1/2010 3:42:00 AM
Well, at least you were puckered up for a good kissing! Looks like we get to share first place! Hmm I wonder what else we could share? Funny, I wish I could smear that on some people I know to make them go away!
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